$1.2 billion pledge to end polio

 

In defense of children 

At the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, global leaders and key donors affirmed their commitment to ending polio. The historic pledges of new funds will go toward drastically shrinking the $1.5 billion gap in the funding that is needed to reduce cases to zero.
 
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Actor and philanthropist Ashton Kutcher and Rotary addressed a major human rights issue at the convention: human trafficking and modern-day slavery. U.S. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee discussed the legislative framework that allows traffickers to thrive in plain sight.
 

Conference celebrates all of Rotary's contributions to peace 

June 9, 2017 | Atlanta
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The Presidential Peace Conference kicked off today with Dr. Bernice A. King, chief executive officer of The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, addressing Rotarians on the role they play in contributing to peace and international understanding. The two-day conference celebrates all that Rotary does to promote peace.